A Little Bit Married: A Novel
Even before college, Bitsy Lerner had her whole life figured out: marry, have kids, move to the suburbs, and spend heavenly days packing lunches and driving carpools.
At age 43, things have gone exactly as planned. With a solid marriage, two great kids, and a darling house, so what if her husband is vague about his business dealings. Or her overbearing mother-in-law finds novel ways to torture her. And her parents radiate constant disapproval. And her friends are shallow. And her daughter’s clothes never cover her navel. And her son spends all his time playing sports. She’s living the charmed life she always wanted. Right?
Then, one sunny morning, everything changes. As her husband lies unconscious, an empty bottle of pills on the nightstand, unable to recognize her or the children, Bitsy is forced to answer these questions and more. Why is the mail filled with bank notices and overdue bills? Where are her so-called friends? Why is her son’s school principal suddenly so attractive? And for the first time, instead of wondering when things will get back to normal, Bitsy wonders if things were ever normal in the first place.
Come along for the hilarious and poignant ride as Bitsy gets help from the unlikeliest of sources and discovers that all the little “bits” of herself might actually be stronger than she, or anyone, knew.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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A LITTLE BIT MARRIEDUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Shell-shocked suburban mom is bombarded with bad news.Bitsy Lerner has become an empty vessel. She administers to her smooth talking husband, Alan, and her two children with passionless efficiency ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kshaffar - LibraryThing
This book was a light read for sure. A story about a woman whose husband gets amnesia and she rediscovers herself. Ultimately it didn't work because the main character was wholly unlikeable and the ... Read full review